Qur’an & Social Issues

What’s wrong with what we eat

The Quran uses a term for the type of food, “Eat pure food”, repeatedly, to encourage mankind to eat the right foods that is grown organically, but food is mostly pure in its eaten locally and and its pure food when its real food.

Making Global Labor Fair

Globalized industries where no single national body can keep workers safe and protected. How can we keep our global supply chains honest? The Quran gives a sever warning, “Destruction to those who cheat in business. Those who, when they have to receive by measure from men, demand full measure, And when they have to give […]

Lives of Animals

There is not an animal (that lives) on the earth, nor a being that flies on its wings, but (forms part of) communities like you. Nothing have We omitted from the Book, and they (all) shall be gathered to their Lord in the end. Sura 6:38 The Qur’an tells us that animals are communities and […]

Boys in School Being Treated As Girls

Ali Carr-Chellman pinpoints three reasons boys are tuning out of school in droves, and lays out her bold plan to re-engage them: bringing their culture into the classroom, with new rules that let boys be boys. Islam understands stands at a very deep level, that the emotional needs of the two genders differ widely on […]

The Economic Injustice of Plastic: An Islamic Perspective

Plastic is a unnatural human creation; that has many complications to it. The video is the about the injustice of plastic that a case against plastic pollution from the perspective of social justice. Because plastic trash, he shows us, hits poor people and poor countries “first and worst,” with consequences we all share no matter […]

An Example of Islamic Ecology Using Oysters: A Sign of God?

The following is an example of using nature to create natural ecology systems using nature (God’s Gifts). In this talk the subject is how oysters can clean up the polluted waters. This idea works very well with the idea of an Islamic Ecology, where man and nature (nature as God’s manifestation of works and attributes) […]

The Role of Nature, Architecture, and Resources in Islam

How can architects build a new world of sustainable beauty? By learning from nature. Michael Pawlyn describes three habits of nature that could transform architecture and society: radical resource efficiency, closed loops, and drawing energy from the sun.

Why is alcohol forbidden in Islam?

Question: Why is alcohol forbidden in Islam? Answer: Intoxicants were forbidden in the Qur’an through several separate verses revealed at different times over a period of years. At first, it was forbidden for Muslims to attend to prayers while intoxicated (4:43). Then a later verse was revealed which said that alcohol contains some good and […]

Why Men Look At Women and Islamic Teachings

How to Cure Homosexuality